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Welcome to the NWHFC Project ECHO!

The Northwest Heart Failure Collaborative (NWHFC) Project ECHO was a bimonthly case conference series that was offered from May 2016 through February 2019. The series aimed to improve the care of patients with heart failure by offering online continuing education for community providers. This unique training program built on an existing education-practice partnership between UW Medicine and the UW School of Nursing. Funding was provided by a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) training grant (PI: Brenda Zierler, PhD, RN, FAAN).

  • Target Audience: Community providers and health science students (MD/DO, ARNP/PA, RN, PharmD, Social Work and Allied Health)
  • Format: 1-hour, online, interactive case conference occurring twice monthly
  • Content: A 15-minute presentation on the best practices of heart failure care, followed by 45 minutes of interdisciplinary discussion and audience-submitted patient case questions for guided mentorship of care management
  • Cost: FREE to participate

View Recorded Webinars

Didactic presentations from each webinar are recorded and available to view on our website.